Independence Day WOD
Independence Day WOD will be at 9AM and 10AM. Reminder that 9AM and 10AM will be our only sessions of the day. I will see all of you there to share in honoring our Founding Fathers and also those heroes and their families for all they have sacrificed to protect our freedom.
CFF Independence Day Hero WOD:
Pull Ups 50
Run 400 m
Run 800 m
Run 400 m
Pull Ups 50
Sgt. 1st Class Daniel B. Crabtree
Special Forces Weapons Sergeant
Ohio Army National Guard Company B, 2nd Battalion
19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Columbus, Ohio
Dedicated to Army Sgt 1st Class Daniel Crabtree who was killed in Al Kut, Iraq on Thursday June 8th 2006. He is survived by his wife, Kathy, and his daughter, Mallory, of the City of Green. He is also survived by his father, Ronald Crabtree and his mother, Judy Ann Crabtree.
Awards and Decorations
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon
Army Service Ribbon
Special Forces Tab
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Basic Airborne Course, the Primary Leadership Development Course and the Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, graduated from the Special Forces Qualification Course in May of 2004
Sgt. 1st Class Daniel B. Crabtree, 31, a Special Forces weapons sergeant, was critically injured . He was evacuated by air after the attack and died en route to a combat support hospital in Baghdad.
An Iraqi interpreter traveling in his vehicle also died following the attack.
Crabtree, originally of Hartville, Ohio, was assigned to the Ohio Army National Guard’s Company B, 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Columbus, Ohio. He was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and attached to the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Arabian Peninsula.
In civilian life, Crabtree worked as a police officer first in his native Hartville prior to serving with the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department as a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics, or SWAT, unit.
After initially entering military service with the Army Reserve in 1992, Crabtree joined the Army National Guard in 1993 as an administrative specialist. He later retrained as a military policeman and served with the 135th Military Police Company in Brook Park, Ohio. He joined the 19th SFG in March 2002, and in 2003 he was selected to attend the Special Forces Qualification Course at Fort Bragg, N.C.